Current Blackburn With Darwen News
Blackburn with Darwen cancer screening concern - Lancashire Telegraph
CONCERNS have been raised over the low numbers of women being tested for breast cancer in Blackburn with Darwen, with the borough having the 16th lowest screening rate in England. Statistics published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:06:18 GMT
Blackburn with Darwen council tax freeze rubber-stamped - This Is Lancashire
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council leader Kate Hollern said the authority was facing up to cuts of £90million – 40 per cent of its budget – after Whitehall grant reductions. The cuts include 500 council jobs being axed, old people's homes shutting, ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 09:53:47 GMT
Bailiffs visit thousands in Blackburn and Darwen over unpaid council tax - Lancashire Telegraph
ALMOST 5,000 families in Blackburn with Darwen faced a visit from bailiffs over unpaid council tax last year - nearly 2,000 more than the year before. Debt collectors were tasked with recovering more than £2.64m of unpaid bills in 2012/13, Freedom of ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:00:00 GMT
Blackburn with Darwen 'Good Neighbours Awards' off to flying start - Lancashire Telegraph
THE first nominations for this years 'Good Neighbours' awards in Blackburn with Darwen have come in, giving the 2014 scheme a flying start. Hopes are high that with three applications received within days, ranging from helpful teenagers to ...
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 09:32:33 GMT
Prime Minister David Cameron backs Blackburn with Darwen 'Good Neighbours ... - Blackburn Citizen
“I congratulate Blackburn with Darwen Council and the Lancashire Telegraph on their campaign which highlights ordinary people and the extraordinary things they do for their fellow citizens, whether that's picking up litter to keeping the area tidy or ...
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:45:48 GMT
Blackburn with Darwen wellbeing watchdog budget safe - Blackburn Citizen
Sir Bill Taylor, chairman of Blackburn with Darwen Healthwatch, said: “Our budget is modest, meagre even, at £155,000 a year, which is less than a top doctor's salary, and less than a quid per head of the population we serve. “But we are assured that ...
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 10:38:13 GMT